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SUNSAT - Give the West Coast a chance



In the USA and Canada, the West Coast folks only had a 5 degree pass last
weekend [nothing heard near Livermore, California] and will be losing out 
entirely for this weekend.  May i humbly request some of the following for
future consideration (albeit the 18th is pretty marginal on this coast):

    Fri  17Sep99:
      17:41:43 17:47:18 17:53:26  00:11:44  120  65  10  14.3  Berkeley
      17:42:29 17:46:36 17:51:08  00:08:40  241 278 317   5.5  New York

    Sat  18Sep99:
      17:04:35 17:08:27 17:12:27  00:07:52   91  57  23   4.7  Berkeley
      17:00:25 17:06:25 17:12:49  00:12:24  211 272 332  17.1  New York

    Sun  19Sep99:
      06:48:04 06:55:32 07:03:08  00:15:03   22  92 165  30.6  Berkeley
      06:47:14 06:51:30 06:55:54  00:08:40  339 305 271   4.9  New York


    Sat  25Sep99:
      17:21:50 17:27:18 17:33:10  00:11:20  112  63  12  11.5  Berkeley
      17:20:52 17:26:12 17:31:56  00:11:04  228 276 325   9.7  New York


    Sat  02Oct99:
      17:39:53 17:46:25 17:53:29  00:13:35  129  67   5  21.3  Berkeley
      17:42:07 17:46:07 17:50:23  00:08:16  248 281 314   4.2  New York

    Sun  03Oct99:
      17:02:06 17:07:25 17:12:53  00:10:48  105  60  15   9.1  Berkeley
      16:59:40 17:05:48 17:12:19  00:12:40  217 274 330  14.6  New York


These passes should give almost everyone in the USA and Canada (except
Alaska and Hawaii) a chance at working the bird.  Please don't just favor
the East Coast (or the West Coast for that matter).

Better yet, how about choosing the best pass per day for Dallas, Texas
rather than picking an Eastern city as a reference point.  Folks south
of the Equator may not realize that the "Mid West" is a historical
oddity that is really the middle of the eastern third of the United
States(!), and that Texas or Oaklahoma is a closer to the center of the
States longitudinally.  Thank you for your consideration!

	                      -- KD6PAG (Networking Old-Timer, "RF newbie")
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